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1929.982AB (RS182761)

Description

Two unused fragments of wallpaper. Striped, embossed, gilt design of grape or berry clusters alternating with floral sprig sprouting from a heart-shaped element. Gilt on grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Location of origin
England; Germany
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly Germany
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
23 1/2 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.982AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frank York
GUSN
178955
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, p. 160, p 1.32, fig. 50.2

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
fruit
berries
twig
sprig
heart
pendants
Design Technique
Gilt
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Gilt

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